Trade and invest

Includes investing and setting up a business in the UK and doing business in Japan.

  1. Business investment in the UK: Guidance for overseas businesses

    Guidance on why overseas companies should set up and locate their businesses in the UK. Includes information on UK business investment and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) opportunities.

  2. Department for International Trade Japan

    Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

  3. Overseas Business Risk - Japan

    This guidance provides information on important security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Japan.

  4. Set up a business

    What you need to do to start a business: choose a legal structure, see if you need licences and insurance, learn about reliefs and benefits

  5. UK Science & Innovation Network in Japan

    The UK Science and Innovation Network Japan (SIN Japan) builds and promotes strategic collaboration between Japan and the UK on key science and innovation themes.